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The stage is all set for the oldest professional all-women’s tournament in America. The Charleston Open is scheduled to take place at the Credit One Stadium located in Charleston, South Carolina, from 30th March (Saturday) to 7 April (Sunday). Are you ready to witness the superstars of women’s tennis live from Charleston?

Well, before that, let’s take a sneak peek into the prize money breakdown, winner’s paycheck, live telecast details, and many more interesting details. The Charleston Open has been a pioneer in women’s professional sports. Did you know it was the first women’s tennis event to offer $100,000 in prize money? In fact, the first champion of this tournament, Rosemary Casals received a paycheck of $30,000. It was the highest figure in prize money payout awarded to a woman that year. Let’s find out what’s lining up for this year’s event.

Prize money breakdown of the WTA Charleston Open 2024


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This tournament serves as a transition from the ‘Sunshine Double’, allowing the players to kick-start their clay court season from the US. The tournament welcomes nearly 90,000 tennis fans to the state-of-the-art Credit One Stadium during the tournament. This tournament has always tried to set records on its own terms. Charleston Open was the first women’s event to be broadcast on network television.

But what is the total prize money for this year? Well, this tournament will feature 9 players in the Top 20 and will offer a total of $922,573 for the WTA players. The winner will take home a total of $142,000 as prize money. Here’s the detailed distribution of the prize money.

2nd round$13,170
1st round$8,860

The world number 6, Tunisian tennis Star, Ons Jabeur will look forward to defending her title this year at the Credit One Charleston Open. But last year’s finalist Belinda Bencic will miss out on the tournament this year due to her pregnancy. What else will the players earn from this 51YO tournament?

What else is at stake at the WTA Charleston Open 2024?

The winner of this tournament takes home a total of 500 points. Here is the detailed distribution of the points that are up for grabs for the WTA stars. Can Ons Jabeur take home the 500 points as well as the $142,000 prize money yet again from Charleston?

Winner500 points
Finalist325 points
Semi-finalists195 points
Quarter-finalists108 points
2nd round60 points
1st round1 point

Who are the Americans participating in the WTA Charleston Open 2024?

As per the updated entry list, Jessica Pegula will be the first seed. She has never won a title on the clay courts. Can she turn her fortunes this time around? Time will tell. Next on the list are Madison Keys, Emma Navarro, Sloane Stephens, Caroline Dolehide, Sofia Kenin, Danielle Collins, Amanda Anisimova, and Ashlyn Kruger.

Who are the additional wildcard entries?

The Credit One Charleston Open has awarded wildcard entries to the former world no.1, Caroline Wozniacki. And along with her Beatriz Haddad Maia, Shelby Rogers, and the 2023 Wimbledon girls’ single champion, Clervie Ngounoue is also on the list.

How can fans watch this tournament live?

In 2001, this tournament was relocated from the Hilton Head Island to a new home in Charleston, South Carolina. And, in 2021 Charleston Tennis, LLC announced a new title sponsorship with Credit One Bank leading to the tournament’s new name, the Credit One Charleston Open.


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The 2024 season of the Credit One Charleston Open will be telecasted on the Tennis Channel from 30th March to April 7. Tune in to watch the live-action from home. But what about those who want to visit the stadium? For them, they can simply purchase the tickets from the official website of Credit One Charleston Open. Otherwise, they can also visit the Ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone at 843-856-7900.


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Are you ready for this epic showdown in the ‘Holy City’? Let us know who is your pick for the winner of this all women’s tournament in the comment box.

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